Program

Schedule (as of 2/16/18)

Monday, March 19

  • National IPM Coordinator Meeting | 8:00-10:00 AM
  • Regional IPM Coordinator Meetings | 10:00 AM-TBD
  • Optional Field Trips | 1:00-4:30 PM
    • Field Trip A: "IPM in Professional Sports Facility Management”
    • Field Trip B: “Urban Growth-The Green Kind”
    • Field Trip C: “Urban Housing IPM”
  • Opening Session | 5:00-7:00 PM

Tuesday, March 20

Wednesday, March 21

Thursday, March 22

Sessions

Mini-Symposia

  • Biopesticide Technology: Science and Challenges - Sponsored by Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA) (organized by Matt Baur ) ☼
  • Protection Pollinators - Sponsored by Syngenta (organized by Judy Wu-Smart)
  • Social and Economic Aspects of IPM (organized by George Frisvold)
  • Resistance Management - Sponsored by North Center IPM Center

Concurrent Sessions (listed by track)

Communication and New Tools in Pest Management
  • Building Partnerships to Provide Pesticide Safety Education as part of an IPM program (organized by Kerry Richards) | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Communicating IPM to Diverse Audiences (organized by Mary Kay Malinoski, David L. Clement) ⌂ | 1 CCA CEU - Professional Development
  • Diagnostics, Biosecurity and IPM – Imagine the Future (organized by Martin Draper, Jim Stack) | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Novel Approaches to IPM Extension: Transferring Learning Across Contexts (organized by Mary Halbleib) | 1 CCA CEU - Professional Development
  • Promoting IPM Techniques in State-sanctioned Study Materials for Pesticide Applicator Licensing: Best Practices from the Top Down (organized by Shannah Whithaus) ⌂ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • The New IPM: Where is crop protection is taking us? (organized by Susan Ratcliffe) | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Tools and processes for the transition towards lower-risk pesticide programs in IPM systems (organized by Paul Jepson, Katie Murray) | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • The Great Challenge: Communicating IPM to a Public Audience (organized by Michael Rozyne) ⌂ | 1 CCA CEU - Professional Development

Fruit, Nut, Specialty, Vegetable Crops

  • Bee-Friendly Reaches Major Retailers of Ornamentals: The Industry Adapts (organized by Sharon Selvaggio) ⌂
  • Drosophila suzukii management: What have researchers from Asia, Europe, and North America been spotting? (organized by Dalila Rendon, Cherre Bezerra DaSilva, Vaughn Walton) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • How can microbial control agents fit into IPM? Examples from the field (organized by Stefan Jaronski) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management (IPPM): Integrating Pollinator Protection Into Fruit and Nut IPM Programs (organized by David Biddinger, Ed Rajotte) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • IPM Packages for Tropical Crops: How the IPM Innovation Lab help achieve food security in the developing world (organized by Amer Fayad) | 1 CCA CEU - Professional Development
  • Maintaining IPM Integrity with Invasive Insects (organized by David Owens, Norman Leppla) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • The spread and management of the South American tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (organized by Amer Fayad) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management

Rangeland/Livestock/Pastures

  • Biological Control - A Sustainable Approach in the IPM Toolkit (organized by Lisa Tewksbury, Donna Ellis) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • IPM on rangeland: accomplishments and challenges (organized by Alexandre Latchininsky) | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management

Row/Agronomic Crops/Field Crops

  • Application of Trap and Cover Crops in Integrated Pest Management (organized by Gadi V.P. Reddy, Govinda Shrestha) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Climate Change and Pest Biology (organized by Fernando E. Vega, Lewis H. Ziska) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Knowledge and tools to combat western bean cutworm: an emergent and adaptive pest in North American maize (organized by Julie Peterson, Fred Springborn, Thomas Hunt) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Managing the former allopatric Helicoverpa zea and H. armigera in the Americas: Experience and challenges going forward (organized by Silvana Paula-Moraes, William D. Hutchison) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Organic agriculture with bio-intensive pest management as a means to adapt/ mitigate climate change (organized by Othumbamkatt Remadevi, Chandish R. Ballal)
  • Pesticide use determinants and human health (organized by Wei Zhang) | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode Resistance Management (organized by George Bird) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management

Urban/Structural/Landscape etc.

  • Assessment-Based Pest Management (APM)- Why we must make monitoring and pest assessment the foundation of all structural pest management! (organized by Dini Miller, Michael E. Scharf, O.W. Rollins) ⌂
  • Improving Health Outcomes Related to Asthma and Indoor Air Quality through Integrated Pest Management (organized by Michael Millican) ⌂
  • Integrated Tick Management: Community-Wide Action to Address the Global Tick Problem (organized by Frank Laufenberg, Tom Green) ⌂
  • IPM in Housing: A Round Table to Discussion on Diversifying the Messenger (organized by Faith Oi, Janet Hurley, Dini Miller, Shanika Preston, Karen Vail) ⌂
  • Moving IPM indoors: Reaching Audiences Where They Are (organized by Susannah Reese) ⌂
  • Partnerships to Strengthen the Role of Pest Exclusion in IPM (organized by Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, Matthew Frye)
  • Pest management and indoor allergen reduction in low income housing (organized by Rachel Riley)
  • School IPM: Sinking Ship or Soaring Success? A Discussion (organized by Shaku Nair, Janet Hurley) ⌂
  • The Added Value of Amendments in Turfgrass IPM (organized by Joseph Roberts) ⌂
  • Vector-Borne Diseases (organized by Stanton Cope)

Cross-Disciplinary

  • IPM Achievement Award Winners (organized by Janet Hurley) | 1 CCA CEU - Professional Development
  • Nanotechnology and its Increasing role in IPM (organized by Wade Elmer, Mathews Paret) | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Weather driven epidemiological forecasts for efficient IPM strategies (organized by Yu Takeuchi, Roger Magarey, Frank Louws) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management

Practitioner Track

  • What growers and crop advisors need to know about managing brown marmorated stink bug based on the latest research (organized by IPM Institute of North America) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Effective strategies for minimizing losses from bagrada bug (organized by IPM Institute of North America) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • How growers can benefit from weather station networks (organized by IPM Institute of North America) ☼ | 1 CCA CEU - Integrated Pest Management
  • Getting the most out of drones in the field (organized by IPM Institute of North America & Eric Ritchie) ☼

☼ = Sessions applicable to crop consultants; food company field and sustainability leads including retailers, packers, shippers and processors; large national producer representatives; and producers

 

⌂ = Sessions applicable to urban, structural, and landscape IPM practitioners